Blog Posts - Picnic Food



Kid Friendly Thermomix Mexican Chili Nachos

The other day I asked child number 4 what he wanted for dinner.  He answered with Mexican Chili Nachos. I don't often ask the children for dinner requests because I dread the answer. After having five children I hate spaghetti Bolognese with a pass...
by Gourmet Getaways on Aug 19, 2016

Kids LOVE Crazy Pastry Hotdogs

Do you get stuck for after school snack ideas for the kids? I do! I don't like to give them chips or cookies because they have no nutritional value. These pastry hotdogs may not be as healthy as an apple but the kids love them. Happily the hotdogs ar...
by Gourmet Getaways on Aug 17, 2016

Rustic Melted Brie Cobb with Fig Jam

Today's recipe is definitely not a delicate affair! My rustic melted Brie Cobb is a no holds barred, dig in type of dish.  The idea for this dish came from a few different sources. I have previously made a pastry encrusted Baked Camembert, a Cheese...
by Gourmet Getaways on Jul 22, 2016

Patriotic Fudge

My family loves fudge and they ask me to make it all the time, no matter the time of year. I was only making it around Christmas for some reason, but a few years ago I thought I would change the way it was made so it would fit in well with other holi...

Thermomix Zucchini Slice

When you're a mum there are some recipes you tend to make more regularly than others. The reason for this is because you know the family loves them. This recipe is one of those! I've made this slice off and on for more than 20 years!  Now that I hav...
by Gourmet Getaways on Jun 19, 2016

Vegetarian Pumpkin Lentil Loaf w Quinoa

Today I'm sharing a fabulously easy vegetarian Pumpkin Lentil Loaf with Quinoa. But first, did you know the United Nations has declared 2016 the Year of the Legume? No... nor did I until a couple of days ago! I actually came upon this fact whilst I w...
by Gourmet Getaways on Jun 6, 2016

Chinese Style Pork Brioche Burger

Welcome to my taste sensation, Chinese style pork brioche burger. I would love to make this for you myself, and sit, and watch as you take your first mouthful. It's so good! All the components come together to make a fabulous, soft burger that just m...
by Gourmet Getaways on Apr 5, 2016

Pumpkin Feta Tart - Yummy Vegetarian

What's cooking, good looking! That's how I was created when hubby arrived at home to smell the delicious aroma of this Pumpkin Feta Tart. I enjoy having some vegetarian dishes in our regular family menu, so it's pretty nice when it get the vote of a...
by Gourmet Getaways on Feb 11, 2016

Deliciously Ella Every Day Black Bean Burger

Deliciously Ella Every Day is the title of healthy eating diva, Ella Woodwards latest cookbook. Ella was diagnosed with Postural Tachycardia Syndrome in 2011. She was bedridden 95% of the time and was not responding to medication. The 22 year old ove...
by Gourmet Getaways on Feb 2, 2016

Easy Pork Terrine

Easy Pork Terrine This is such a great thing to make in the holidays. I love having something in the fridge that can stack up as an appetiser, lunch dinner or a snack. This time of the year is so lovely to be just getting something out of the fridge...
by My Kitchen Stories on Dec 27, 2015

Prawn Salad Sandwiches

Boxing Day 2015, 10 am J: remember those leftover prawn rolls I made on Boxing Day last year? R: YES J: well we have cucumber and eggs and creme fraiche and bread but there were no prawns at Christmas lunch yesterday… 3 pm R: how ’bout you ru...
by 84th & 3rd on Dec 27, 2015

Guacamayas

This is a sponsored post by Cacique Inc and Society Culinaria.  All opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands I love that make this blog possible. Guacamayas are tasty tortas originally from Leon, Guanajuato.   Usually sold by stre...
by Nibbles & Feasts on Sep 29, 2015

Quick Quinoa And Halloumi Salad – Great Picnic Food

Sophie recently been reminded of quinoa and a salad I made for a picnic earlier this summer.  We originally ate it together with several other salads and a whole array of other cold foods. This quinoa salad has a lovely crunch and warm, nutty taste...
by Steenbergs on Sep 4, 2015

Spicy Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias Mother Nature has shouted loud and clear that summer isn’t over yet these last few days. With steamy high tem...
by Sarah's Cucina Bella on Aug 17, 2015

Chicken Fajita Quinoa

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson. The opinions and text are all mine. Last night, as my kids and I sat around our dinner table, something struck me: their summer vacation is nearly over. What felt like an endless stre...
by Sarah's Cucina Bella on Aug 15, 2015

6 Cold Pasta Salads for Your Summer Dinners

In the summer months, I love to whip up a refreshing chilled pasta salad for dinner.  Not only is it great to not have to use my oven, but it’s a refreshing way to enjoy an evening meal. It can be intimidating to create one if you haven’...
by Our Holly Days on Jul 16, 2015

Pesto Green Bean Salad with Walnuts

Tender steamed fresh green beans are tossed with basil pesto and chopped walnuts in this easy salad recipe. This pairs well with La Terra Fina quiches. This post is sponsored by La Terra Fina, but all opinions are my own. “Are you taking the ki...
by Sarah's Cucina Bella on Jul 12, 2015

Recipes Picnic Food: Chicken Salad #Recipe

What’s not to love about spring? Fresh flowers, light breezes, sunshine, recipes picnic food and the beginning of picnic season. Today I’m sharing a modern twist on a classic picnic chicken salad recipe. How often do you find yourself pac...
by Dear Creatives on Apr 20, 2015

Teriyaki and Chickpea Nori and a dash of mercy

Sponsored Post Several weeks ago one of my dearest friends had some very bad news. Originally from Wales, she has made her home in Australia for more than 20 years. Since she moved to Queensland to start a new job … Continue reading → The...
by My Kitchen Stories on Aug 27, 2014

Teriyaki and Chickpea Nori and a dash of mercy

Sponsored Post Several weeks ago one of my dearest friends had some very bad news. Originally from Wales, she has made her home in Australia for more than 20 years. Since she moved to Queensland to start a new job … Continue reading → The...
by My Kitchen Stories on Aug 27, 2014


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